This Day in Showbiz History… October 5


Oscar-winner Kate Winslet (pictured) turns 46 today while actor Jesse Eisenberg turns 35 and the Aussie star of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Guy Pearce, turns 54.

Actor Daniel Baldwin turns 61 today, Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof turns 70 and award-winning, Durban-based actor Bryan Hiles turns 44. Comedian Roger Dangerfield died on this day in 2004.

The film The Ten Commandments, starring Charlton Heston and Yul  Brynner, opened in America on this day in 1956.

Topping the South African singles chart on this day in 1980 was Can’t Stop The Music by Village People. It spent three weeks at No 1. Just saying…